Official and Govt Documents

Official and government documents comprise any documents issued by international institutions and groupings, governments, parliaments and associated bodies.  This includes UN documents such as Security Council and General Assembly resolutions, institutional reports, treaty texts and international agreements, as well as statements, speeches, working papers, government briefings and other papers for consideration. The most recent official and govt docs can be found below.

Official and government documents comprise any documents issued by international institutions and groupings, governments, parliaments and associated bodies.  This includes UN documents such as Security Council and General Assembly resolutions, institutional reports, treaty texts and international agreements, as well as statements, speeches, working papers, government briefings and other papers for consideration. The most recent official and govt docs can be found below.

17 December 2014

The attached PDF document is the summary from the Chair of the Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, held in Vienna, Austria, 8-9 December 2014.

17 December 2014

The attached PDF document is a statement - the 'Austrian Pledge' - made by Secretary-General of Austria’s Foreign Ministry Dr Michael Linhart, at the Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, on the 9th December 2014.

Tim Caughley, John Borrie
17 September 2014

Below is a link to 'An illusion of safety: Challenges for nuclear weapon detonations for United Nations humanitarian coordination and response', a report written by John Borrie and Tim Caughley for the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research. The...

Author(s): House of Commons Defence Select Committee
27 March 2014

Read below the Conclusions and Recommendations of the House of Commons Defence Select Committee Enquiry into Deterrence in the twenty-first century, published in March 2014.  The full report is available to view on the House of Commons website.

Introduction...